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MA in Forensic Practice with Children and Young People

Terapia’s MA in Forensic Practice is a unique programme designed for qualified professionals working with children and young people, including psychiatrists, psychotherapists, counsellors, youth workers, social workers and probation service practitioners.

The course provides an in-depth understanding of child criminal behaviour and related issues, while simultaneously addressing the professional, practical, ethical and legal considerations specific

to practitioners working with offending children and young people.


Course content

Our training addresses areas such as risk assessment, evidence-based practice, assessment and treatment planning and working as an expert witness in court.

The practical topics are linked to the study of criminology, theories concerning the development of antisocial and criminal behaviour, intervention and research as adapted from attachment theory, neuroscience, forensic psychiatry and psychology.